Information Security Analyst (Operating Systems Analyst,
Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services,
Probationary, Full Time, Information Systems & Technology
The Information Technology Security Office (ITSO) is part of the
Information Technology Division (ITD) reporting to the Chief
Information Officer (CIO). ITSO provides campus-wide core
technology and security services, collaborates with university
departments, auxiliary organizations, CSU Chancellor's Office,
other CSU campuses and other external organizations to provide
support of core technology and security services.
The Information Security Analyst is a member of the information
security team and is primarily responsible for development and
evaluation of appropriate security practices for desktop and server
operating systems, databases, and cloud services.
The Information Security Analyst will be a primary point of contact
for the collection and monitoring of operating system and
application security event logs; this position will lead efforts to
monitor, identify, and communicate vulnerabilities discovered on
The Information Security Analyst will assist with developing and
deploying incident response plans and cybersecurity procedures for
information technologies. This position will have effective change
management and project management skills to successfully lead
assigned projects and provide effective customer service.
For more information regarding the Information Technology
Department, click here
This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible,
permanent/probationary position. This position is designated exempt
under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. standard
SDSU work hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but
may vary based on operational needs.
The individual hired into this role will work on campus at SDSU in
Education and Experience
To enter this classification, a basic foundation of knowledge and
skills in operating systems programs, maintenance, and systems
administration features is a prerequisite. This foundation would
normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree, preferably in
computer science, mathematics, or a related technical field, or
equivalent technical training and/or experience. Foundation
knowledge and skills for the Operating Systems Analyst include a
working knowledge of the assigned computer operating systems,
systems analysis, and systems-level programming.
- Ability to use performance-monitoring software and interpret
results including vulnerability scanners, web application scanners,
and other tools to establish the security posture of systems.
- Experience provisioning, managing, and securing systems in
public cloud environments.
- Experience performing patch management for enterprise
- Knowledge of web application vulnerability management concepts,
including web application programming errors that lead to web
application vulnerabilities (OWASP Top 10).
- Foundational knowledge of security controls part of a security
framework, or regulation. For example, PCI-DSS, NIST, or CIS
Critical Security Controls.
- Experience performing and documenting risk assessments.
- Experience performing forensic investigations and incident
- Experience working with reporting systems and developing
reports and dashboards.
- Experience in development and administration of policies,
procedures, and standards in the support of an information security
- Experience within higher education providing technical support
and customer service.
- Information security certification(s) such as Security+ or
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited university with coursework
in computer science, information systems, instructional technology,
information technology, communication, or equivalent
- 3 years of experience performing systems administration duties
including the foundation skills required for the design,
installation, and operation of physical and virtual server and
- Demonstrated experience with high-level system hardening as
well as vulnerability detection and mitigation techniques.
Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment is not expected to exceed
$8,750 per month.
- Incumbent will be expected to seek continued professional
development regarding advancements in technology and best practice
in higher education environments
Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and
qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal
equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. San Diego
State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a
major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding
SDSU benefits, please click here
CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,678-$11,547 per month.
SDSU Vaccine Policy
In accordance with the California State University systemwide
policy, students, faculty, and staff must be fully vaccinated
against COVID-19 or provide a valid medical or religious exemption
in order to access campus. An individual is considered fully
vaccinated two weeks after their second dose of a two-shot vaccine
or two weeks after the first dose of a single-shot vaccine.
Afterward a COVID-19 booster is required to continue to be
considered fully vaccinated.
The individual hired into this role will be required to submit
their completed vaccination documentation to the university's
secure online health portal prior to beginning work. Individuals
with an approved medical or religious exemption on file with the
university will be required to participate in SDSU's COVID-19
Initial review of the required application materials, including
cover letters and resumes, will begin on November 18, 2022. To
receive full consideration, apply by November 17, 2022. The
position will remain open until filled.
The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated
reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in
CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or
management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently
be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of
documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to
work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions
of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be
completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a
position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the
background check may affect the application status of applicants or
the continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the
SDSU is a smoke-free campus. For more information, please click
SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate
against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin,
sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital
status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered
Applicants with disabilities and applicants who require assistance
completing an application may contact Taylor Jaress at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov 04, 2022 (9:00 AM)
Open until filled
To apply, visit https://careers.sdsu.edu/en-us/job/520651/information-security-analyst-operating-systems-analyst-career